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SCOTT SLANT: 2020 season is clear as mud

SCOTT SLANT: 2020 season is clear as mud

Presented by FRANZ WITTE NURSERY. Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Define “students on campus.” That’s supposedly the benchmark for college football teams taking the field this season. Tim White, the former University of Idaho president, is now the chancellor of the California State University system. And that includes Fresno State, San Diego State and San Jose…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Broncos and Pack back a year early?

SCOTT SLANT: Broncos and Pack back a year early?

Presented by MAZ-TECH AUTOMOTIVE. Tuesday, May 12, 2020. We are still almost four months away from the scheduled start of the college football season. So anything can still happen. It’s too soon to figure out. But since everything’s on the table, let’s look at one possible Mountain West scenario. If Hawaii and the three California…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: I remember my extremities in 2014

SCOTT SLANT: I remember my extremities in 2014

Presented by CLEARVIEW CLEANING. Thursday, May 7, 2020. The “Croix de Candlestick” was an award pin that was given out to San Francisco Giants fans in the 1980’s. To get one, you had to stay until the conclusion of a night game that went extra innings. It was a badge of honor for those who…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Will a record teeter in 2022?

SCOTT SLANT: Will a record teeter in 2022?

Presented by FRANZ WITTE NURSERY. Wednesday, May 6, 2020. The subject of Boise State’s career rushing record has been broached this week. And there’s this: George Holani has as good a chance at as anyone in recent memory at breaking it. The record is 4,475 yards, and this fall will make it 40 years since…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Brock Forsey’s lost stats

SCOTT SLANT: Brock Forsey’s lost stats

Presented by CLEARVIEW CLEANING. Tuesday, May 5, 2020. What could have been. Seems odd to apply that phrase to Brock Forsey after all he did at Boise State from 1999-2002. But B.J. Rains’ “where are they now” piece on Forsey in the Idaho Press Saturday gives me an excuse to go there. The one-time walk-on…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Albertsons Stadium 50th anniversary, Part VI

SCOTT SLANT: Albertsons Stadium 50th anniversary, Part VI

Presented by FRANZ WITTE NURSERY. Friday, May 1, 2020. My early-bird celebration to Albertsons Stadium’s 50th anniversary took last Friday off due to the NFL Draft. Well, we’re back in the sports slow zone, so here you go. Next up in this salute is a momentous event that just passed its 25th anniversary. Boise State…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Throwing it back eight months

SCOTT SLANT: Throwing it back eight months

Presented by FRANZ WITTE NURSERY. Thursday, April 30, 2020. One year ago, spring football was over, and we were starting to track the days until Boise State’s season opener at Florida State on Labor Day weekend. Today, we don’t know what to look forward to yet, so the school went back to that rousing start…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Undrafted free agents do have a shot

SCOTT SLANT: Undrafted free agents do have a shot

Presented by MAZ-TECH AUTOMOTIVE. Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Boise State had three players drafted this year—and two free agents. The UFAs (as undrafted free agents are called), John Molchon and David Moa, can draw inspiration from some famous Broncos of the past. Only three Boise State products have played in 10 or more NFL seasons,…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Cleveland high on the Vikings’ list

SCOTT SLANT: Cleveland high on the Vikings’ list

Presented by FRANZ WITTE NURSERY. Tuesday, April 28, 2020. There’s a lot of positive pub out there regarding Ezra Cleveland’s second-round selection by the Minnesota Vikings over the weekend. Mark Craig of the Minneapolis Star Tribune writes that Vikings general manager Rick Spielman was prepared to trade up to get Cleveland. But he didn’t have…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Weaver starts over in South Beach

SCOTT SLANT: Weaver starts over in South Beach

Presented by BACON. Monday, April 27, 2020. For Bronco Nation, it had to be the most agonizing NFL Draft wait since Kellen Moore went undrafted eight years ago. We can only imagine how it felt deep down inside for Curtis Weaver. It was a precipitous plunge, from a projected first-round pick this winter to Miami’s…MORE

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